2017 Toyota Prado Altitude price and specificationsPrice: From $68,230 plus on-road costsEngine: 2.8-litre four-cylinder turbo dieselPower: 130kW at 3400rpmTorque: 450Nm at 1600rpmTransmission: Six-speed automatic, four-wheel-driveFuel use: 8.0L/100km
The other unique element of the Altitude is that Toyota has moved the spare wheel, taking it off the side-opening rear door and placing it underneath the car.
For those, the Prado has a strong reputation as a family car that’s also a part-time workhorse, and the Altitude’s extras add to its appeal.
What we dislikeBeing a ‘real’ four-wheel drive brings its own set of negatives for the Prado.
Why we’re driving itToyota is trying to keep the best-selling Prado at the top of SUV shopping lists with this special-edition Altitude model that adds a host of conveniences at a discounted rate.
As it stated in Toyota has started researching technology that would allow its cars to detect if the driver is having a heart attack, and stop the vehicle to prevent a crash.
Toyota is hoping the 2020 Olympic Torch will be lit from its flying carFrom University of Michigan, via Digital Trends
Now Toyota is teaming up with the University of Michigan to develop technology that can detect when a user is going to have a cardiac issue.
Obviously, having a heart attack is very serious business, and being behind the wheel of a car when one happens is not only dangerous for you, but also other users on the road.
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Daihatsu eyeing joint car production with Toyota in Thailand- Nikkei Asian Review
“We are looking to undertake joint production in Thailand,” Daihatsu President Soichiro Okudaira told the Nikkei.
Soichiro OkudairaAsked about the joint development, Okudaira said: “We consider the ASEAN [Association of Southeast Asian Nations] region to be the base of the development.”
Osaka — Japanese minicar maker Daihatsu Motor is looking to work with Toyota Motor in Thailand to develop small cars for emerging markets, the company’s president said in an interview in Osaka on Wednesday.
He also named Thailand as one of the focus areas, in addition to existing production locations such as Indonesia.
Daihatsu has laid out a target of expanding production by 70% globally to [number] units by fiscal 2025.
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